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Clean Power Plan Faces Appeals Court Showdown

Legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan will be argued in a federal appeals court Tuesday.

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows

Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage infrastructure.…

Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.

With Warming, Western Fires May Sicken More People

Tens of millions more Western residents are expected to suffer from sickening "smoke waves" as temperatures rise.

Stagnant Air on the Rise, Upping Ozone Risk

Hot weather can trigger high levels of air pollution that can have health consequences for millions of Americans.

Scientists Tease Out Climate Change’s Role in Zika Spread

As Zika spreads northward, scientists are beginning to understand how humans stoked the epidemic.

Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

More Mosquito Days Increasing Zika Risk in U.S.

The risk of mosquito-borne diseases, like Zika, is becoming more prevalent as our mosquito season gets longer.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

The Shum Show: Pressure Cooking

June 2016 brings us to 14 months in a row of record-breaking heat for the globe, but that’s not all that’s popping this week in the weathe…

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Tanzania’s Maasai Facing Impacts of Climate Change

Africa is predicted to endure 50 percent more warming from climate change than the rest of the world.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.

Climate, Population Changes Used to Predict Diseases

Scientists say they can predict outbreaks of Ebola and Zika based on changes in climate.

Spike in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming

A report from the USGS says northern wildfires must now be seen as a significant driver of climate change.

Scientists Seek a New Measure for Methane. Here’s Why.

Scientists say there's a problem with the way they account for methane's effect on the climate.

Easing Drought Boosts California Hydropower, For Now

The easing of California's drought has boosted the state's ability to produce hydropower.

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Global Sea Levels Rising Satellite and tide gauge measurements show an absolute sea level increase across the world’s oceans.

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